Enterprise resource planning from IBM and SAP

The challenge: Make information useful and available

Today’s business environment rewards those who can act faster and more efficiently, making the most of today’s most important asset—information. Many organizations face major challenges in their efforts to become smarter, better-run businesses. Siloed information and poorly integrated business systems can make it difficult to act with speed and agility, which hurts competitiveness. IBM and SAP can help answer these challenges.

The solution: Gain a consistent view across the organization

Whether your goal is to increase workforce mobility, drive line-of-business efficiency or generate greater insight from information, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution from IBM and SAP can help transform your business. IBM Global Business Services can help you to manage SAP initiatives on a global basis with extensive business process knowledge And offer integrated, innovative strategy, change, and business advisory solutions in four key areas:

The benefits: Integrate your operations—wherever they may be

An ERP solution from IBM and SAP can help you address the complete, end-to-end application life cycle from the up-front design, build and implementation of applications through ongoing management and application evolution that is closely aligned with business objectives. You can maximize the value generated by your business applications through accelerated delivery, reduced risk exposure, improved quality, reduced cost and enhanced support of complex IT systems that produce tangible business results. IBM can draw on a global talent base to help clients obtain hard-to-find skills and free up internal resources for strategic projects.

IBM leverages the extensive suite of IBM services, hardware and software needs to provide complete solutions and rapid ROI on SAP investments:

The alliance partnership: IBM and SAP: recognized industry leaders

Together, IBM and SAP develop powerful solutions that help make sense of information and use it to empower employees and organizations. Our sustained investment in best-in-class technology and services reflects a longstanding commitment to target our clients’ top-of-mind issues—a promise that dates back nearly forty years. Our ongoing efforts build on what makes the alliance so valuable to our clients worldwide—the complementary nature of leading SAP enterprise applications with IBM strategic consulting, services, hardware and software. This combination helps our clients make the most of investments in SAP software to streamline and improve processes across any organization.

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